Leveraging the Private Sector to Improve Primary School Enrolment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Pakistan

  • Felipe Barrera-Osorio, David S. Blakeslee, +4 authors often
  • Published 2013

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Abstract: We evaluate the effects of publicly funded private primary schools on child enrollment in a sample of 199 villages in 10 underserved districts of rural Sindh province, Pakistan. The program is found to significantly increase child enrollment, which increases by 30 percentage points in treated villages. There is no overall differential effect of… (More)

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@inproceedings{BarreraOsorio2013LeveragingTP, title={Leveraging the Private Sector to Improve Primary School Enrolment: Evidence from a Randomized Controlled Trial in Pakistan}, author={Felipe Barrera-Osorio and David S. Blakeslee and Matthew Hoover and Leigh L. Linden and Stephen Ryan and villages and often}, year={2013} }